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Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, Newburgh

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  • Tour was good learned more about history of George Washington . Seen where he lived and the furniture he used.  more »
  • The museum is small. The guided tour of the headquarters is well done and you can see all of it in an hour for just $4 per adult.  more »
  • Small but well worth the visit!! George Washington lived here for 16 1/2 months from 1782-1783, the longest place he ever stayed during the war. The tour guide was very good and knowledgeable of the s...  more »
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  • Amazing tour, learned a lot about our first President. Our tour guide was very entertaining and enthralling. So glad we came!
  • Nice museum with lots of local history located adjacent to the well preserved Washington headquarters. Good tour guide who was very knowledgeable of the history of the house.
  • Fun day trip, wonderful tour guide. Very informative
  • Worth a visit. It wouldn't kill you to actually learn something. George Washington was the only man in history to have his own kingdom and gave it up in the hopes of a long lasting Constiutional Republic.
  • Painted by Thomas Doughty (1793-1856). Doughty was one of the painters whose work predates the Hudson River School style; he gives a very romantic view of this spit of land. Most of his work does not specify a location, idealizing even further, but in this case this unusual land feature, which today is a state park, get specific mention